Scott Henderson, People Mover Review
Scott Henderson is a fusion guitarist that blends blues and rock energy with the harmonic and melodic colors of jazz. His formative musical years where spent playing everything from Led Zeppelin to James Brown in clubs. Henderson was influenced by Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Ritchie Blackmore, and his favorite blues guitarist Albert King. In 1991, Henderson was named by Guitar World as the #1 Jazz Guitarist, and in January 1992, he was named #1 Jazz Guitarist in Guitar Player’s Annual Reader’s Poll. His first solo blues album Dog Party won best blues album of 1994 in Guitar Player Magazine. Henderson is also in demand to share his knowledge with the current generation of guitarists. He is on the faculty at Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, where his Open Counseling sessions are some of MI’s most popular. He has also written columns for Guitar Player Magazine and many other guitar publications. Alfred Publishing has released Henderson’s instructional DVD entitled “Scott Henderson – Jazz Rock Mastery.” and his first transcription book “The Scott Henderson Guitar Book.” His other two transcription books, “The Best Of Scott Henderson” and “Scott Henderson – Blues Guitar Collection” are available through Hal Leonard Publishing, as well as his instructional book “Jazz Guitar Chord System,” a revolutionary way for students to study the pluralities of jazz harmony. Henderson is now releasing a ten-song instrumental album titled, People Mover.
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Blue Heron Boulevard
Release Date: July 1, 2019
1 hour 2 minutes
Henderson is both a lyrical and innovative guitar player and composer, that makes for double the listening pleasures.